Drive-In Movies Near Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Treat the kids to a retro movie experience.

Remember drive-in movies as a kid? If not, allow us to refresh your memory: Drive-in movie theaters allow your family to pack up in a car on a hot night and head out to an outdoor venue where you can see a movie projected on a massive screen.

Here, we’ve rounded up some drive-in spots that are playing kid-friendly movies. Check it out to find an option near you and treat your kids to some old-school fun.

Ford Drive-In

Now playing movies such as “Barbie,” “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” and “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts.” 

Macomb County Drive-In Movies

Reopens fall 2023

September brings big kid titles like Hocus Pocus and Hotel Transylvania 2. Adult options include A Quiet Place and A Quiet Place Part II, Halloween and The Cabin in the Woods. Watch for musical performances before some shows, too.

Summer Drive-In at USA Hockey Arena

Kid-friendly flicks showing this summer include “Elemental” and “Barbie.” 

Have you heard of any other drive-in movies in our area? Tell us about them in the comments and we’ll add them to our list. 

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Metro Parent Editorial Team
Metro Parent Editorial Team
Since 1986, the Metro Parent editorial team is trained to be the go-to source for metro Detroit families, offering a rich blend of expert advice, compelling stories, and the top local activities for kids. Renowned for their award-winning content, the team of editors and writers are dedicated to enriching family life by connecting parents with the finest resources and experiences our community has to offer.


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